Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$10,296
3.87% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$19,940
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
4.11%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
62.7%
1,317 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
13,904
34.3% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
24%
106 Graduates

About

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide is a higher education institution located in Volusia County, FL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide were General Aeronautics & Aerospace Science & Technology (944 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (289 degrees), and Aircraft Powerplant Technology (87 degrees).

In 2020, 3,757 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide. 17.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 82.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (2,195 degrees), 4.6 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (477 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide is $10,296, which is $−4,104 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide is $10,296, which is $−4,104 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,940.

In 2020, 44% of undergraduate students attending Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 16% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$10,296
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide was $10,296. The cost of tuition at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide is $−4,104 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

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Average Net Price

$19,940
2020 Value
2.73%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,940. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide grew by 2.73%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,644
Room and Board
$1,160
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide was of $8,644 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,160. The cost of room and board did not change between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

44%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
16%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

44% of undergraduate students at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 12.8% with respect to 2019, when 39% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
4.11%
2018 Default Rate
124
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide was 4.11%, which represents 124 out of the 3018 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide received 1,317 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 19.5% annual decline. Out of those 1,317 applicants, 826 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 62.7% acceptance rate.

There were 13,904 students enrolled at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide has an overall enrollment yield of 68.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

62.7%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
826
Accepted Out of 1,317

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide was 62.7% (826 admissions from 1,317 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 62%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −19.5%, while admissions declined by −18.5%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide has a total enrollment of 13,904 students. The full-time enrollment at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide is 4,772 students and the part-time enrollment is 9,132. This means that 34.3% of students enrolled at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide, both undergraduate and graduate, is 56.1% White, 16.6% Hispanic or Latino, 8.78% Black or African American, 4.2% Two or More Races, 3.8% Asian, 0.726% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.396% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (46.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (14%) and Black or African American Male (7.97%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (42.8%), followed by White Female (15.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (8.98%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

34.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide, both undergraduate and graduate, is 13,904 students. The full-time enrollment at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide is 4,772 and the part-time enrollment is 9,132. This means that 34.3% of students enrolled at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide are enrolled full-time compared with 68.5% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

58%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide was 58%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71.5%), Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    7,795
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    2,314
  3. Black or African American
    1,221

The enrolled student population at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide is 56.1% White, 16.6% Hispanic or Latino, 8.78% Black or African American, 4.2% Two or More Races, 3.8% Asian, 0.726% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.396% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 44% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.4% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 786 students (5.65%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 2467 fewer women than men received degrees from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide is white (2,195 degrees awarded). There were 4.6 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (477 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide is General Aeronautics & Aerospace Science & Technology (944 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (289 degrees) and Aircraft Powerplant Technology (87 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Transportation (1,717 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (283 degrees), and Business (1,165 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide are Accountants & auditors (1,031,127 people), Other managers (705,879 people), Software developers (558,443 people), Financial managers (449,060 people), and Chief executives & legislators (357,065 people).

The most specialized majors at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide are Transportation (1,717 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (283 degrees), Business (1,165 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (242 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (68 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide are Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Other financial specialists, Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Surgeons

The most specialized majors at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide are Transportation (1,717 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (283 degrees), Business (1,165 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (242 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (68 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide are Computer Systems Design (915,323 people), Banking & related activities (516,433 people), Elementary & secondary schools (467,203 people), Insurance carriers (440,954 people), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments (409,515 people).

The most specialized majors at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide are Transportation (1,717 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (283 degrees), Business (1,165 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (242 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (68 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide.
Most Common
  1. 944 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 289 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 87 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide was General Aeronautics & Aerospace Science & Technology with 944 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

3,112
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
645
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 3,112 degrees were awarded to men at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide, which is 4.82 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (645).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 1514 degrees were awarded to men at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide in General Aeronautics & Aerospace Science & Technology, which is 7.5 times more than the 202 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 202 degrees were awarded to women at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide in General Aeronautics & Aerospace Science & Technology, which is 0.133 times less than the 1514 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

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100% Completion Time
18%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 10% of students graduating from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 18% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 23% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (42.9%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide is Male and Asian (42.9% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 9.43% of graduates (10 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,195 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    477 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    385 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide is white (2,195 degrees awarded). There were 4.6 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (477 degrees).

7.19% of degree recipients (270 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Male
    1,847 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    384 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    348 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide is white male (1,847 degrees awarded). There were 4.81 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (384 degrees).

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Operations

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide has an endowment valued at nearly $2.85M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.74M (61%), compared to the 1.87% average return ($195k on $10.4M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2020, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide employs 63 Assistant professors, 34 Associate professors, and 28 Instructors. Most academics at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide are Female Assistant professors (34), Male Assistant professors(29), and Male Associate professors (26).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 119 employees, Management, with 88 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 76 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$2.85M
2020 Endowment
83.8%
growth from 2019

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide has an endowment valued at about $2.85M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide grew 83.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $7.58M lower than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $797k - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide received $797k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$53.8M
2020 Salaries
2.76%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide paid a median of $53.8M in salaries, which represents NaNM% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 2.76% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.94% growth from 2018 and a 2.92% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.95M (42.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$9.58M
Instructional Salaries
128
Number of Employees

In 2020, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide paid a total of $9.58M to 128 employees working as instructors, which represents 17.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $855k (29%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
63 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
119 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide were Assistant professor with 63 employees; Associate professor with 34 employees; and Associate professor with 28 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 119 employees; Management with 88 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 76 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide was Female Assistant professor with 34 employees, Male Assistant professor with 29 employees, and Male Associate professor with 26 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide.

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